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and becomes law. >> four democrats joined four republicans including arizona senator john mccain, top g.o.p. advocate for immigration reform for years. influential freshman senator florida of cuban descent. >> i live surrounded by immigrants. my neighbors are immigrants. family are immigrants. married immigrant. i realize how critical immigration system works is for the hair tage and the future. >> the republican party is losing the support of the hispanic citizens. we realize that there are many issues in which we think we are in agreement with the hispanic citizens. but this is a pre-eminent issue with the citizens. >> this contingent first on verifiably securing the border, reducing the visa overstays,er-verify system and ban on illegal ail yeps receiving federal assistance including obamacare. the plan includes guest worker program for lower skilled jobs and green card for immigrants with advanced degrees. harry reid jumped aboard. >> i lo do everything in my power to get a bill across the finish line. >> they would have to pass the background check, pay fine and taxes and stay lega
wind that goes to your point. republicans in congress. >> carney cited comments by house speaker john boehner about using threat of across-the-board spending cuts mown as the sequester as leverage for fiscal austerity and unnamed leadership aide that said government shutdown might show some members' constituents they are fighting. >> inflicting damage on the economy to achieve some political roles in washington seems like a bad idea. >> carney accused republicans of pushing spending cuts for their own sake. but senate minority leader mitch mcconnell denies that. >> this is a conversation about growth. and opportunity. not conversation about austerity. >> they say righting the fiscal ship would stimulate more buying and economists say the payroll tax hike that people felt this year may slow the current quarter's growth. >> where it will have an impact is on retail sales in january, february, those could come in a bit soft as people start to respond to the fact that the income isn't as high as they thought it would be. >> nigel gault says the latest gdp report doesn't suggest the trend
enough for republicans like house speaker john boehner who said in a written statement, "more than 12 million americans are still unemployed and it's been that way for far too long." boehner said the president should haven't let the jobs council go out of business this week. though congress only approved a handful of the recommendations. >> some analysts say the private sector seems to be weathering the country's fiscal uncertainty and is doing so nervously. >> we have massive deficit, big tax increase. no apparent willingness to get government off people's backs by reducing government spending. all of that is a heavy weight on the private sector. firms around the nation are sitting on their cash instead of creating jobs. >> on wednesday, the commerce department announced economic growth fell to a minus tenth of a percent, the last three months of last year. so the chairman of the president's council of economic advisors says other indicators remain positive. >> consumer spending increased. business investment; particularly, for equipment and software was strong. residential construct
on this with the panel. senator john kerry has been confirmed as the next secretary of state. senators easily approved the nomination this afternoon, following the endorsement by the foreign relations committee kerry used to lead. the vote was # 4 in favor -- # 4 in favor, three against and up with present. massachusetts democratic governor dvlll patrick is expected to name interim replacement senator tomorrow. outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton will be greta van susteren's guest tonight. topics include iran, afghanistan a benghazi. >> with respect do we go back, let me explain why we are there. this was the heart of the libyan revolution. we knew there were dangerous people in and around benghazi. we also knew that there were a lot of loose weapons and part of what we were doing there was trying to get leads on recovering those loose weapons. and we knew that there were smuggling routes that could go to egypt, sinai and threaten israel. there were important reasons why we were there, not just the state department but other government agencies. whether or when we go back will depend on the se
others would have been to convey job -- convene the jobs council created amid so's much fanfare. >> john boehner's press secretary said the president "treated his jobs council as a nuisance than a vehicle to spur job creation." on wednesday, republican national committee chair reince priebus tweeted news this morning that the economy contract last quarter comes as obama's job council ends. great work, team. you're excused." council shared by jeffrey immelt and included prominent business leaders and economists. president obama bypassed the permitting process with the keystone pipeline. afl-cio president donald trump d trumka criticized it on other issues. >> the job council that didn't embrace the jobs program you say what are they up to? >> republicans say the council was ineffective are the same ones who block the president's job proposal. >> when we hear the ridiculous criticism from this it comes from people on capitol hill who have consistently opposed every growth initiative and job creation initiative the president put forward. >> mr. obama issued a number of executive orders. >>
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